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  • LeBlanc Jr. Scores 1000

  • SEQ Bows Out of NorCals

  • NorCal Playoffs Begin

  • SEQ Handles Serra

LeBlanc Jr. Passes 1,000 Point Mark

SR PG N’Jai LeBlanc Jr. eclipsed the landmark 1,000 pt threshold with his first made field of Wednesday night’s CIF State playoff game against Folson. LeBlanc Jr. finished with 28 points to lead all scorers and finish his outstanding prep career with 1,027 points.

Magical Season Ends for SEQ Men’s Basketball

The most successful season in recent history came to a disappointing end for the Sequoia Men’s basketball team on Wednesday evening with a 70-66 loss to visiting Folsom. The Cherokees took a two point lead at halftime and seemed in control for most of the second half, opening up a 12-point lead late in the […]

Men’s BBall to Host Folsom in NorCal Playoffs

Sequoia earned the #4 seed in the Northern California Division 1 playoffs and will host 13th-seeded Folsom at 7:00 PM on Wednesday night. The Bulldogs enter the first-round matchup with an overall record of 21-8, though two of the losses were to NorCal Open Division #1 seed Woodcreek. Folsom is led by a trio of […]

The Best in the County?

The best in the county? Sequoia hammers Serra in the CCS Open Division consolation final March 03, 2017, 05:00 AM By Nathan Mollat, Daily Journal Nathan Mollat/Daily Journal Sequoia’s Zach Bene soars in for a dunk during the Cherokees’ 75-62 win over Serra in the CCS Open Division consolation final. For as long as anyone can remember, the Serra […]

Men’s Basketball Falls in Open Division to St. Francis

Sequoia overrun by St. Francis’ 22-2 scoring spree in CCS Open Division boys’ basketball opener February 25, 2017, 05:00 AM By Terry Bernal Daily Journal SUNNYVALE — For one quarter of basketball, the Sequoia Cherokees looked poised to make a Cinderella run in the Central Coast Section Open Division playoffs. Then West Catholic Athletic League […]

Men’s Basketball Bests M-A in Thriller to Win PAL Tourney Title

Boys basketball: Sequoia outduels Menlo-Atherton in PAL final Rivals catch fire from beyond arc in first half before grind to the finish The Sequoia boys basketball team poses with the PAL Tournament trophy after a 68-65 victory in the final against Menlo-Atherton. (Vytas Mazeika / Bay Area News Group) By VYTAS MAZEIKA | | […]

LeBlanc leads Sequoia: Senior Scores Career-high 33 Points in 85-61 Win

LeBlanc leads Sequoia: Senior scores career-high 33 points in an 85-61 win over the Rams February 17, 2017, 05:00 AM By Nathan Mollat, Daily Journal Nathan Mollat/Daily Journal Sequoia’s N’jai LeBlanc Jr. poured in 33 points, including 21 in the first half, to lead the Cherokees to a PAL tournament first-round win over visiting Westmoor. […]

Cherokees Survive Scare at Home v. Carlmont

The Sequoia Men’s Basketball team was set to avenge a January loss to rival Carlmont (1 of only 2 league losses on the year) but the Friday night rematch proved to be a dogfight once again. It wasn’t until a late N’Jai LeBlanc Jr. 3 and an acrobatic layup by Myles Nunez finally salted the […]

Cherokees Dismantle Woodside

One month ago, Woodside was hot from outside and hung with the Cherokees into the game’s final minutes before finally succumbing. Wednesday night, the narrative was a bit different. Sequoia suffocated the Wildcats on defense and found easy baskets in transition, opening up a 29-point lead at halftime and cruising to an 80-33 victory. N’Jai […]

Cherokees Cede PAL Lead to M-A

Just 7 days after the two premier teams in the PAL South hooked up on Sequoia’s home floor, they went at it again. After the Cherokees convincing win a week ago, the Bears returned the favor, stifling Sequoia’s potent offense in a 63-52 game. Sequoia led 21-18 after one quarter, but the second frame was […]